Dr. Judy Veldhuijzen
Judy Veldhuijzen is an Assistant Professor of Health Psychology at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the psychoneurobiological mechanisms underlying somatic conditions, with a particular interest in somatosensory profiling and cognition in chronic pain (e.g., fibromyalgia), and long-term cognitive outcomes of postoperative patients surviving intensive care unit treatment. Her research relates somatosensory and cognitive outcomes to brain (dys)function, inflammatory processes, and stress mechanisms. In addition she is interested in aging processes and sex differences in chronic somatic conditions.Back to the people page
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Andrea Evers presents VSNU Dgital Society Agenda to minister Ingrid van Engelshoven The Digital Society research agenda was presented by the Dutch universities during the VSNU Impact festival on 23 November.
Symposium 'eHealth in daily practice, what's in it for me?' In September 2017, the academic consortium 'Health, Prevention and the Human Life Cycle' organised public symposium on eHealth, attended by more than 500 doctors, scientists and citizens.
Two health psychologists from Leiden win a travel grant for research on itching Danielle Bartels and Stefanie Meeuwis receive a travel grant award for their articles about itch.
Prof. dr. Andrea Evers in (Dutch) TV program ‘Veelbelovend’ On 7th October Andrea Evers, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, appeared in the second episode of a Dutch television show that is called ‘Veelbelovend [Promising]’.